Topic: Instructional Design
Links to more than 50 widgets that emphasise learning. Put them in your blog or wiki.
This is a tool with a variety of possible applications. The steps involved are >>Say what you want to be read - anything from an uploaded document to some cut and pasted text >>Choose a reader - up to 15 to select from including male and female voices as well as French and Spanish speakers >>Sit back and listen - either online or downloaded as a MP3 file or embedded in your blog/website. Go to the website and do a quick test with some short text and have it read by 1 of 2 readers OR register for a completely free account.
Here is a new screencasting tool. Record and share your screen in a video.
Record videos to help friends use their computer, training tips for other students, help people use your websites, blogs and wikis.
This slide show demonstrates how to make your PowerPoint presentations more interesting.
Some time ago Google acquired the wiki site, JotSpot, and has been developing it ever since. Now it has been re-born within Google's new application, Google Sites, which makes "creating a team site as easy as editing a document". "People can work together on a Site to add file attachments, information from other Google applications (like Google Docs, Google Calendar, YouTube and Picasa), and new free-form content. Creating a site together is as easy as editing a document, and you always control who has access, whether it's just yourself, your team, or your whole organization.
KoolWire is a file conversion service that sends the conversions via email. It has the ability to convert a Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files to PDF, as well as PDFs back to Word. Additionally, it can take MP3s and Wavs back and forth.
From word, ppt, excel to PDF: email@example.com
From PDF to Word: firstname.lastname@example.org
From WAV to MP3: email@example.com
From MP3 to WAV: firstname.lastname@example.org